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Applicability of Hindu Marriage Act 1955 to People from Various Cultures

Religious tolerance is founded in both law and tradition in India, which is a country of religious and cultural diversity. Throughout India’s history, religion and cultures have played a significant role in the country’s society. The overwhelming majority of Indians have a religious affiliation. According to the Indian census, Hinduism is practiced by 80.5 percent …

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Dissolution of Hindu Marriage

Since the Vedic Era, the connection shared between the spouses in Hindu marriage has been considered to be of immense sanctity. Over the years, the sacrosanct bond of marriage has evolved to be characterized as a ceremony between the life partners. A codified law i.e., the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 (referred to as ‘the Act’ …

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Divorce and Judicial Separation: Trends and Differences

Marriage in the Indian society holds a very revered place. This reverence thereafter shapes our family laws where a married couple has more legal rights and protection than any other kind of civil union between two individuals for private purposes. Hence, attempting to keep the arrangement alive for the couple without any compelling reasons may …

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CONCEPT OF JUDICIAL SEPARATION UNDER HINDU LAW

Marriage is considered as a sacrament in the Hindu religion, implicitly denoting that marriage is permanent and cannot be dissolved. Hindus conceive their marriage as a holy and sacramental tie but not as a contractual union. In older days, the spouses’ consent was not considered since Hindu marriage is ordained as an indispensable Sanskar (sacrament) …

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